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struggling after a former aid to governor chris christie shut down the bridge. it was retaliation against the town's mayor who didn't support chris christie. they were told that lanes were closed because of a traffic study, which never existed. >> >> governor chris christie has apologised for the lane clearance saying he was not involved in the incident. numerous people lost their jobs and have been indicted since the investigation began. >> they were kept secret for 13 years. details of the clinton presidency are being revealed. more than 4,000 documents were released on friday. some of the records come from then first lady hillary clinton's office. they humanize hillary clinton by advising her to, "be real and relaxed", they give a glimpse into the inner workings of the white house at the time. >> more on the crisis in ukraine where the crisis impacts many ukraine americans. >> good evening from little ukraine in the east village in lookout shelter manhattan. this is a -- in little manhattan. this is a sizeable community. many are enjoying a friday night out. thoughts of what is going o
that up. now, on bridgegate you recently wrote about chris christie and bridgegate, chris christie the amateur is the title. it appears to be not an aberration, but merely an ugly example of a method of operation that utilized all the brute force of the political machine and none of its finesse. so it looked like the christie gang was -- they thought they were caught in tammany hall, but they didn't understand the finesse part. >> exactly. they were amateurs. you pointed out on the show several times. for example, when the christie team released that ridiculous press release that attacked wildstein's high school record and such. i remember you sort of said who are these people? and that's precisely the question that should be asked. the thing is, chris christie, and others in american politics have sought to demonize politics. they prosecuted politics. they've looked upon our fellow politicians, not as colleagues, but as people sho should be on a perp walk. when you start looking at politics that way, when you look at the person opposite of you as a prospective felon, things don't
in cripple yeah. crimea. >>> we have a report on where the chris christie is headed. you'll want to stick around for that late they are morning. we begin with the crisis in ukraine and president obama's 90-minute phone call with russian president vladimir putin late yesterday. that conversation president obama told president putin that the u.s. may have to boycott the upcoming g-8 summit in russia and threaten ed further action f russia does not the withdraw troops from ukrainian territory of crimea. we'll go to the white house for the latest on that in a moment. first more on the events moving at break neck speed in ukraine this weekend as indicated by the substance of that phone call. russian forces have been taking over crimea apparently without firing a single shot. without even appearing to be russian forces, for that matter. long lines of tanks and trucks and soldiers wearing uniforms without any identifying marks moving into critical areas of the southern ukraine territory of crimea, a section of the former soviet republic that juts out into the black sea which makes it strategical
, trying to get anywhere this winter has been absolutely a nightmare, it's been exhausting, governor chris christie closed state offices, told new jersey residents to be careful. my colleague ron allen is checking the commute in atlantic city, new jersey, how's it looking on the roads there, ron? >> looking pretty bad. pretty bleak, chris. there's several inches of snow on the road and some plows going by, salt trucks, new jersey does seem to have enough of that this time around, but it's pretty bad out here. fortunately, a lot of people are staying at home. this is atlantic city, new jersey. as you look ahead of us, you can see this is usually boardwalks and beaches and all that sort of thing. it's nothing like that today. it's just a complete white situation down here. it's supposed to snow on until the early afternoon. the forecast called for as much as eight inches or so here. we're not sure how much they've gotten, probably a few inches on the ground already. schools are closed, businesses are closed here, and it's similar in delaware and philadelphia where the mayor closed schools la
william terrell, secretary p.j. crowely, good t o see you both. >>> checking the news feed, chris christie holds his third town hall meeting since the bridgegate scandal broke. his former campaign manager could be the target of a federal criminal investigation. the report says that federal agents are calling and showing up unannounced. >>> we're getting a good picture now of just how much last fall's government shutdown cost the country's national parks. interior secretary sally joule said 8 million fewer people visited and that resulted in the loss of about $414 million. joule called the shutdown a reminder just how important national parks are for local economies. >>> pope francis unintentionally had a holy slip of the tongue during his weekly address when he made a small and common mispronunsuation of an italian word, which, of course, itali italian's not his native language, it turned out to be the italian version of what we call the "f" word. pope francis tweeted, "in life we make many mistakes, let us recognize our errors and ask forgiveness." he's so cool. >>> and what's a bronze me
. a nightmare we now know was deliberately created by a staffer for new jersey governor chris christie. friday they released 28 hours of 911 calls and police radio dispatches recorded when school buses, emergency rk and thousands of drivers got stuck for hours. >> we're getting calls from irate motorists. >> emergency workers struggled to get to a school bus accident. dispatch warns them. >> brace for impact. port authority has a school bus and a car accident eastbound just on the side of the bridge. >> when the mayor of ft. lee complained about the traffic, christie's fired deputy chief of staff texted transportation official david. is it wrong that i'm smiling? i feel badly about the kids, i guess. emergency officials say no one's lives are in danger but people in need of help had to wait. like a woman that called for an ambulance and had to call again and again. >> it's an emergency and they're not still here. >> the investigation into what motivated the lane closures and who ordered them is still going on. multiple members of the staff have been subpoenaed but nothing links back to the gov
but not injured. >> a big deadline today for two former staffers of governor chris christie. briget kelly and bill steppen, both fired, have refused to comply with subpoenas in the bridgegate investigation. today their lawyers will defend their refusal and explain why they don't have to turn over documents. kelly cut ties with chris christie after her infamous e-mail, "time for traffic problems in ft. lee." >> a high ranking former al qaeda spokesman, sulaiman abu ghaith, will go on trial today. critics have argued the trial should be held in a military court. >> and good morning, my friends, you look amazing given the long night. >> oh, what long night? it's just an early morning, that's all it is. let's take a look at the oscar edition of what's trending. the searing period drama "12 years a slave" won best picture, making it the first movie from a black director to win the academy's highest honor. after dominating the award season, matthew mcconaughey won the best actor award for his riveting performance in "dallas buyers include," cate blanchett earned top honors for her role in "blue jasmine.
conservatives. another person to watch is chris christie, the embattled new jersey governor, who is coming ac, which hek at cp was not invited to last year. ropes in hisn the own state, could he get conservatives to rally? if he can, it could help him for a possible 2016 run. host: you travel to new jersey recently. trenton have been to too often. host: what is the sense now? guest: they are not moving forward on fresh ground. you have a lot of chris theytie's former aides, are under not only state investigation, but investigation from the u.s. attorney. federal investigation is ongoing. the problem for chris christie is he might not be in the crosshairs right now, but as the cloud continues to loom, that is a political problem for him. , any before we leave cpac comments or thoughts on what they will say about the ukraine? what are the speakers talking about the situation? guest: i tweet -- guest: i tweeted over the weekend that they are probably rewriting their speeches. i spoke with senator paul and he was talking about the need to be careful on how the u.s. proceeds with the ukraine. he d
are not important. host: you have been very critical of chris christie and his administration when it comes to the new work, new jersey school district. what is your complaint? christie is the boss of the new works will -- newark schools. he put in a superintendent who does not want to listen to the community. she took away a bunch of things that were put into improve our schools, because you do not agree with the. m. she has suggested a new plan that would totally rock that -- that would the chartercalize schools, and then roll over the contract that she said is absolutely imperative for doing the work that she and the government said you needed to do in newark. sittinge the superintendent you actually have to listen to the people that you serve, not pretend that they are not important. what we have said, is listen to the people. do the things that we know work and schooling, not just give the schools to private prayers -- purveyors. that is basically why we have written a letter to chris christie zhang listen to people. listen to the reasons why people are upset with her, do not ignore it
cordes. >>> new 911 tapes release the nightmare of the traffic jam last accept when chris christie's aides caused the bridge to stop. they show just how danchts the situation became. >>> 911, what's your emergency? >> 911, 911, over here. >> where is here. >> the 1911. do. >> do you know what it is? >> they're setting a new pattern in washington. >> you ee aware the tourch is a total grip log, reese. >> it it therered a scandal that threatened his career. >>> kerry kennedy is the daughter of the late robert kennedy. she was arrested in 2012 after she sideswiped a truck with her suv. police later found her on a local road passed out at the wheel. she took the generic version of the sleep prescription ambien. the lawyers said it was her name that led to her prosecution. kennedy admits she was able to afford a high-priced defense team. >> i real did have a great, grarkt great lawyers. most people don't have access to that. and we need to take a hard look at our criminal justice system in the i state to make sure that it really is just. >> in the statement the di
effect does this have on the probe into members of chris christie's administration. >>> a frantic rescue caught on tape after an avalanche roars through a neighborhood. why is one person calling it incredible anyone came out alive. >>> and wasted. the shocking numbers behind a new study on how much food americans throw away. >>> hello, everyone, it's high noon here in the east, 9:00 a.m. out west. welcome to "weekends with alex witt." breaking news out of russia, where the russian parliament has approved vladimir putin's request to use troops in the crimea region of ukraine. putin says the move is needed to protect a russian military base there, as well as ethnic russians living in the region. let's go to nbc's jim maceda with the very latest on this. jim, let's get the latest. are we seeing something that could be another cold war brewing here between the u.s. and russia, ultimately? >> reporter: alex, well, the first sign things were going seriously south today was this morning when russian foreign minister sergei lavrov said that ukrainian power militaries actually attacked the minist
jeb bush at the top of the race. given chris christy's trouble. do you think jeb bush is the only case. i think governor penn out of indiana - i'm not going to write-off governor christy. he's going through trouble. it's too early. again, the party i think that if you look at the states that you need to win, florida first and foremost. jeb bush is loved. it's an interesting race if it was jeb bush versus hillary clinton. choices are very, narrow. i think you have something else to say on bill clinton, and i want to make sure we get back to that. bill clinton is one of the most popular political figures of our time. >> hillary clinton is one of the most respected women in the world. jeb bush is ahead in the polls. that's the name people know. the only reason jeb bush is ahead. when he talks about policies. there's a war. jeb bush will be a victim. when jeb and the tea party go out with him. he'll be in big trouble. >> in the party, there's a war. the tea party versus mainstream republicans. when it comes to the next election will it be a thorn that the side. it was pretty much subdued c
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